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Old Time Radio Programs, Baseball Games As Found on usenet. Many thanks to the encoders and posters.
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Phil Rizzuto, famous Yankee shortstop, benefited from his popularity in New York, and became a broadcaster as his on-field career was coming to an end. These recordings are of a syndicated program from 1954, two years before he would be released by the Yankees. "The Scooter," as he was called, had a way of speaking that resonated with working people who would consider his Yankee play-by-play peppered with stories and insights that only a player could have as one of the main reasons to tune in...
Keywords: old time radio; Phil Rizzuto; New York Yankees; baseball; broadcasting; sports; Bill Stern; Mel Allen
|Adventures of Babe Ruth 08 Eps|
(08 Episodes Plus 3 'Babe' Opinions) "The Adventures of Babe Ruth" Broadcast on NBC Blue Network, this 15 minute per episode, 1934 sports adventure, "The Adventures of Babe Ruth," was spondored entirely by Quaker Oats Cereal. For all George Herman "Babe" Ruth the Bambino enthusiasts, this is the very best way to learn about the actual man and his life. All episodes were true excerpts from Babe's life, .......
Keywords: Old Time Radio; Babe Ruth; Adventures of; OTR Sports; Baseball; Quacker Oats Cereal
|Bill Stern Show (Old Time Radio)|
Bill Stern was a sportscaster who when not in the broadcast booth, had a 15 minute program where he relayed exciting stories about his guests. The stories were similar to the kind Paul Harvey would tell years later in his "The Rest of the Story" program. Stern would add drama and excitement to the stories, well beyond what they deserved, and focused on irony or coincidence. They are entertaining. For some sports figures, the Stern shows are the only recordings that exist of their voices...
Keywords: sports; Bill Stern; Bucky Harris; Gene; Autry; Eddie; Cantor; Connie Mack; Frank Sinatra; Dizzy Dean; Red Grange; Joe Louis; Sammy Kaye; Bob Feller; baseball; football; boxing